19 mars 2018

Today’s Advanced Driver Assistance Systems (ADAS) are gradually evolving into full autonomous vehicle systems.

Today’s Advanced Driver Assistance Systems (ADAS) are gradually evolving into full autonomous vehicle systems. The hype and overblown expectations continue. And the auto companies along with the many OEM and technology suppliers are collectively spending billions of dollars to create the first practical self-driving (SD) cars. Good progress is being made. Analyzing this effort to create the first automated vehicles (AVs), it is clear what must happen. The challenges are mostly technical, but there are major... [Lire la suite]

18 mars 2018

Here’s every company developing self-driving car tech at CES 2018

Here’s every company developing self-driving car tech at CES 2018 From Mazda to Maserati, every major car manufacturer is up to its lug nuts in R&D aimed at self-driving cars. But it’s not just carmakers that want your hands off the wheel; there are literally dozens of technology companies big and small that have designs on the drive as well. Will Detroit get there before Silicon Valley? At CES 2018, car and gadget makers alike are showing off their wares and demonstrating the autonomous cars of the future. We set out to... [Lire la suite]
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17 mars 2018

The future of auto insurance

The future of auto insurance Driverless vehicles will be a reality in our digital lives, and the car insurance industry of the future will need to meet the challenge of this radical change Motor insurance stands on the cusp of momentous change. It is no exaggeration to say that by the end of the next decade it will be a fundamentally different industry from the one that has barely changed over recent generations. The 1980s revolution in direct insurance and the more recent arrival of comparison websites may have... [Lire la suite]
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16 mars 2018

UBI creates chance for insurers to partner with automakers

UBI creates chance for insurers to partner with automakers Lots of new cars now come equipped with connected features or advanced driver-assisted systems (ADAS) – and this is changing the way auto insurers handle policies.Traditionally, auto insurance policies have been based on driver characteristics like demographics, personal information and history. With the emergence of usage-based insurance (UBI), insurers have started to incorporate driving behavior data such as speed, hard braking and other contextual factors.As... [Lire la suite]
15 mars 2018

Who's driving? Autonomous cars may be entering the most dangerous phase

Who's driving? Autonomous cars may be entering the most dangerous phase Autopilot controls are not yet fully capable of functioning without human intervention – but they’re good enough to lull us into a false sense of security.   When California police officers approached a Tesla stopped in the centre of a five-lane highway outside San Francisco last week, they found a man asleep at the wheel. The driver, who was arrested on suspicion of drunk driving, told them his car was in “autopilot”, Tesla’s semi-autonomous... [Lire la suite]
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14 mars 2018

Soon, NEXYAD will transform your ordinary car into an intelligent car using ... your smartphone

Soon, NEXYAD will transform your ordinary car into an intelligent car using ... your smartphone NEXYAD developed 4 algorithm for intelligent connected car : . SafetyNex, system that alerts you while driving if and only if driving risk is too high. RoadNex, system that detects free space (drivable part of the road ahead). ObstaNex, system that detects obstacles. VisiNex, system that detects lacks of visibility (fog, snow, ...) All those modules are available to OEMs as API to be integrated inside valuable products (driving... [Lire la suite]

13 mars 2018

Flying cars 2018: will the flying car market ever take off?

Flying cars 2018: will the flying car market ever take off? The PAL-V Liberty flying car made an appearance at the 2018 Geneva Motor Show, delighting onlookers with a production ready flying car – something the Dutch firm claims is a world first. The Liberty isn’t alone in the world, though, as various manufacturers across the globe have designed concepts in an attempt to corner the market of flying cars. To most motorists the idea of switching congested motorways for the open skies is incredibly appealing, with... [Lire la suite]
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12 mars 2018

You can now catch a Tesla taxi in Dubai

You can now catch a Tesla taxi in Dubai Both the Model S and Model X vehicles will be available to commuters… Back in February we reported that the RTA had committed to buying 200 cars from electric vehicle manufacturer Tesla to add to its limo fleet. We’re not going to lie, we were pretty excited about the prospect of cruising down Sheikh Zayed Road in the back of one of Tesla founder (and real-life Iron Man) Elon Musk’s super-sleek, all-electric vehicles. Well, it looks like that dream is finally going to... [Lire la suite]
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11 mars 2018

Uber signs contract with Nasa to develop flying taxi software

Uber signs contract with Nasa to develop flying taxi software Ambitious plans for electric drone-like flying cabs take step forward as Uber announces plans to test flights in LA in 2020 Uber has taken a step forward in its plan to make autonomous “flying taxis” a reality, signing a contract with Nasa to develop the software to manage them. The company’s chief product officer, Jeff Holden, announced the new service contract at Web Summit in Lisbon, alongside its intention to begin testing four-passenger, 200mph UberAir... [Lire la suite]
10 mars 2018

Lyft partners with Aptiv to offer robot taxi rides at CES 2018

Lyft partners with Aptiv to offer robot taxi rides at CES 2018 Lyft is partnering with self-driving technology company Aptiv to offer rides in its robot taxis during CES in Las Vegas next week. There will be a safety driver behind the wheel, so the trips will not be completely driverless. Unlike a normal Lyft experience, the cars will only travel to 20 preprogrammed destinations. companies that come to CES to demonstrate self-driving technology do so in closed parking lots where they can control every aspect of the experience.... [Lire la suite]
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